Percentage low birthweight (<2.5kg) singleton births

Source:2012-2014 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2016

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  Singleton births <2500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 745 706 765 2,216 13,379 5.5
Suffolk 825 802 864 2,491 14,911 5.6
Region Total 1,570 1,508 1,629 4,707 28,290 5.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 1,622 1,580 1,530 4,732 20,565 7.7
Kings 2,553 2,420 2,312 7,285 40,348 6.0
New York 1,048 1,026 1,020 3,094 17,743 5.8
Queens 1,904 1,871 1,824 5,599 29,315 6.4
Richmond 274 294 281 849 5,054 5.6
Region Total 7,401 7,191 6,967 21,559 113,024 6.4
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 124 137 158 419 2,540 5.5
Orange 259 251 223 733 4,593 5.3
Putnam 35 41 40 116 768 5.0
Rockland 140 200 215 555 4,641 4.0
Sullivan 69 54 62 185 834 7.4
Ulster 67 85 87 239 1,518 5.2
Westchester 568 566 617 1,751 10,096 5.8
Region Total 1,262 1,334 1,402 3,998 24,991 5.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 187 198 173 558 3,010 6.2
Columbia 30 23 28 81 500 5.4
Greene 20 23 21 64 391 5.5
Rensselaer 85 93 80 258 1,596 5.4
Saratoga 87 97 89 273 2,129 4.3
Schenectady 109 83 114 306 1,734 5.9
Region Total 518 517 505 1,540 9,360 5.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 20 40 25 85 514 5.5
Herkimer 34 40 38 112 640 5.8
Montgomery 28 25 30 83 570 4.9
Otsego 20 17 21 58 507 3.8
Schoharie 10 13 11 34 249 4.6
Region Total 112 135 125 372 2,480 5.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 43 39 42 124 726 5.7
Essex 14 23 10 47 303 5.2
Franklin 39 26 30 95 479 6.6
Hamilton s s s 4 29 4.6*
Warren 21 20 25 66 558 3.9
Washington 36 29 30 95 583 5.4
Region Total 153 139 139 431 2,679 5.4
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 107 104 94 305 2,110 4.8
Lewis 18 17 15 50 326 5.1
St. Lawrence 65 68 46 179 1,164 5.1
Region Total 190 189 155 534 3,601 4.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 38 33 37 108 745 4.8
Cortland 24 24 32 80 457 5.8
Madison 24 29 32 85 644 4.4
Oneida 158 155 154 467 2,495 6.2
Onondaga 290 278 319 887 5,082 5.8
Oswego 85 74 65 224 1,261 5.9
Region Total 619 593 639 1,851 10,684 5.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 112 114 119 345 2,001 5.7
Chenango 24 21 36 81 516 5.2
Delaware 22 21 24 67 389 5.7
Tioga 22 38 24 84 487 5.7
Tompkins 38 39 34 111 844 4.4
Region Total 218 233 237 688 4,237 5.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 52 45 58 155 947 5.5
Livingston 29 21 14 64 502 4.2
Monroe 530 492 482 1,504 7,977 6.3
Ontario 48 51 54 153 1,013 5.0
Schuyler 5 7 11 23 167 4.6
Seneca 23 16 19 58 366 5.3
Steuben 57 56 54 167 1,053 5.3
Wayne 51 54 49 154 929 5.5
Yates 8 8 12 28 295 3.2
Region Total 803 750 753 2,306 13,249 5.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 28 25 27 80 476 5.6
Cattaraugus 47 51 60 158 879 6.0
Chautauqua 73 74 86 233 1,363 5.7
Erie 625 554 609 1,788 9,551 6.2
Genesee 30 21 19 70 573 4.1
Niagara 144 128 119 391 2,070 6.3
Orleans 17 18 32 67 399 5.6
Wyoming 20 11 14 45 369 4.1
Region Total 984 882 966 2,832 15,680 6.0
New York State 13,830 13,471 13,517 40,818 228,274 6.0

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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